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The study involves a six-month, double-blind protocol during which eighty patients, across three sites around the country, will be randomly assigned to receive clozapine or olanzapine. The specific aims of the study are to evaluate the relative effects of olanzapine and clozapine on clinical outcomes and cognition in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder who have demonstrated resistance to treatment in the past.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
olanzapine vs. clozapine
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This study will compare clozapine and olanzapine (Zyprexa®) for the treatment of children and adolescents who have failed standard antipsychotic treatment for schizophrenia.
This study will determine the effectiveness of clozapine versus olanzapine in treating people with schizophrenia that has not improved with treatment.
This was a double-blind randomized study with three treatment arms: clozapine, olanzapine and haloperidol. We compared these three medications in the treatment of aggressive behavior over ...
The aim of this randomized, double-blind study is to verify the hypothesis that clozapine monotherapy is as efficient as a combination of clozapine and olanzapine therapy in treatment-resi...
This study is a six-week, open label trial of the novel antipsychotic agent, ziprasidone, added to a stable dose of clozapine or olanzapine in 40 diabetes mellitus patients, patients with ...
This case report describes a case of a woman with treatment-resistant schizophrenia, who experienced neutropenia induced by olanzapine and clozapine, and reached symptomatic stabilization with a combi...
The superior efficacy of clozapine in treatment resistant schizophrenia has been clearly demonstrated, yet there are often delays in the commencement of clozapine. In this study, we aimed to determine...
Very little is known about the comparative long-term effectiveness of novel antipsychotics in relapse prevention, especially in first-episode schizophrenia. Nationwide data from Finnish health care re...
Clozapine is more efficacious than first-generation antipsychotics for positive and negative symptoms, although it is related with serious adverse effects. Because of this profile, it could also have ...
Treatment-resistant schizophrenia patients frequently need to be managed with clozapine. However, noncompliance is in-part due to complaints of sedation, fatigue, and low energy. There is little liter...
An indole derivative effective in schizophrenia and other psychoses and possibly useful in the treatment of the aggressive type of undersocialized conduct disorder. Molindone has much lower affinity for D2 receptors than most antipsychotic agents and has a relatively low affinity for D1 receptors. It has only low to moderate affinity for cholinergic and alpha-adrenergic receptors. Some electrophysiologic data from animals indicate that molindone has certain characteristics that resemble those of CLOZAPINE. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p283)
A tricylic dibenzodiazepine, classified as an atypical antipsychotic agent. It binds several types of central nervous system receptors, and displays a unique pharmacological profile. Clozapine is a serotonin antagonist, with strong binding to 5-HT 2A/2C receptor subtype. It also displays strong affinity to several dopaminergic receptors, but shows only weak antagonism at the dopamine D2 receptor, a receptor commonly thought to modulate neuroleptic activity. Agranulocytosis is a major adverse effect associated with administration of this agent.
A chronic form of schizophrenia characterized primarily by the presence of persecutory or grandiose delusions, often associated with hallucination.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by abnormality of motor behavior which may involve particular forms of stupor, rigidity, excitement or inappropriate posture.
An obsolete concept, historically used for childhood mental disorders thought to be a form of schizophrenia.
Psychiatry is the study of mental disorders and their diagnosis, management and prevention. Conditions include schizophrenia, severe depression and panic disorders among others. There are pharmaceutical treatments as well as other therapies to help...
Schizophrenia is a common serious long-term mental health condition that affects 5 in 1000 in the UK. It causes a range of different psychological symptoms; hallucinations, delusions, muddled thoughts based on the hallucinations or delusions and ch...